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Why Your Kids Get Upset With Sharing on Facebook

You've created a permanent record online for grandchildren that's out of their control

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FTC Sending Checks to Victims of Tech Support Scams

Nearly 60,000 refunds, averaging $30 each, are on their way

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Try Mobile Ticketing for Easy Entry to a Concert

Skip the will-call line and use your smartphone instead

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How to Spot Fake Political Posts on Social Media

Be wary of misinformation — and disinformation — during election 2020

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Should You Buy an E-reader or a Tablet?

You'll have to decide what's most important: computing power, price or type of screen

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Find Lost Items With a Little Help From Your Tech

No more pacing the parking lot, checking the couch cushions, rifling through drawers


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‘My Online Privacy For Seniors’

AARP’s book offers steps to protect safety and privacy on your cellphones, computers, smart devices

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‘The Perfect Scam’

AARP’s podcast series takes you into the minds of con artists, shows you how to protect yourself

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Simple Tips to Improve Your TV Viewing Experience

Great home theater accessories don't always guarantee the best clarity of picture, sound

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Do You Love Your Phone But Hate Your Callers?

Try these tips, apps and services to slow down — and maybe even stop — annoying spam robocalls

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Use Your Your Smartphone to Save Money on Hotel Rooms

Hidden fees and fluctuating prices can make it difficult to find affordable lodging


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